By Emre Asikci
ISTANBUL (AA) - Sevilla defeated Fenerbahce 2-0 Thursday in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League Round of 16.
Neither team was able to produce a goal in the first half, but Joan Jordan broke the deadlock in the 56th minute at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan.
Erik Lamela doubled the lead with a close-range finish in the 85th minute and the match ended 2-0.
The second leg will be held in Istanbul on March 16.
- Last 16 results:
Roma - Real Sociedad: 2-0
Sporting Lizbon - Arsenal: 2-2
Union Berlin - Union Saint-Gilloise : 3-3
Bayer Leverkusen - Ferencvaros: 2-0
Juventus - Freiburg: 1-0
Shakhtar Donetsk - Feyenoord: 1-1
Manchester United - Real Betis: 4-1